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Appointed General Officers

Appointed General Officers are volunteers appointed by the Archons.
Letters following the names indicate other offices held:

President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Councilor, Appointed General Officer, NIC Officer, Editor, Headquarters StaffField Secretary.

Durrance AwardCoulter CupHaynes Award and Wilkinson Award recipients are also noted.

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KEEPER OF THE ROLLS
Position created in 1902 and abolished in 1903 by the 55th Ekklesia.
1902-1903 - T. Alfred Vernon (Yale 1875)

HISTORIAN
Position created in 1909 at the 61st Ekklesia
1909-1943 - William F. Chamberlin (Denison 1893) - P, C
1944-1950 - Gilbert W. Mead (Allegheny 1911) - NIC
1950-1960 - Danner Lee Mahood (Davidson 1922, Virginia 1923) - P, V, S, FS
1961-1968 - Richard H. Crowder (DePauw 1931)
1968-1974 - no historian
1974-1989 - Richard H. Crowder (DePauw 1931)
1989-____ - William E. Parrish (Westminster Faculty)


RITUALIST
Position created in 1915 at the 67th Ekklesia
1915-1936 - Edwin L. Mattern (Allegheny 1890)
1936-1937 - Lyle K. Bush (Washington 1922) - FS
1937-1941 - Horace I. Brightman (Columbia 1892) - P, S, C
1941-1946 - Gilbert W. Mead (Allegheny 1911) - NIC
1946-1950 - Loyal A. Shoudy (Washington 1904)
1950-1954 - Philip C. Ebeling (Ohio Wesleyan 1928) - P, S
1954-1963 - Frank B. Crandall (Ohio Wesleyan Faculty)
1963-1966 - Michael O. Shipley (Syracuse 1958) - P, T, NIC FS
1966-1974 - Louis A. "Bud" Mangels (Indiana 1956) - P, V, C, FS
1974-1979 - Henry T. Courtney (Oregon 1962)
1979-2004 - William R. Miller (Indiana 1962) - P, V, S, C, FS
2004-2017 - Charles E. Gabe (Hanover 1990) - FS, Ed., HS
2017-____ - Justin M. Burns (Ohio State 2007) - FS
 
GRADUATE SECRETARY
Position created in 1916 at the 68th Ekklesia, and retired in 1929 at the 81st Ekklesia. [In 1963 this title was used for a Headquarters staff position.]
1916-1929 Charles J. Eastman (Illinois 1906)

DIRECTOR OF SECTION CHIEFS
Position created in 1916 at the 68th Ekklesia, and left vacant following the resignation of Brother Long.
1916-1920 - Hargrave A. Long (Chicago 1911) - C
 
CURATOR OF ARCHIVES
Position created in 1921 at the 73rd Ekklesia
1921-1954 - Chester A. Darling (Allegheny Faculty)
1961-1968 - J. Earle Dunford, Sr. (Bethel 1912, Richmond 1915)
1968-1976 - DeWitt R. Cogswell (Case Western Reserve 1915)
1976-1986 - George Hopper (Wittenberg 1932)
1986-1988 - William S. Zerman (Michigan 1949) - E, Ed., FS
1988-1996 - George Hopper (Wittenberg 1932)
1996-____ - Towner A. Blackstock (Davidson 1994) - FS
 
GENERAL COUNSEL (LEGAL ADVISOR)
Position created in 1946 at the 98th Ekklesia
1946-1956 - John S. Sickels (City College 1908, Columbia 1911)
1956-1960 - Hugh J. Baker, Jr. (Ohio State 1931) - P, V
1960-1963 - Charles R. Richey (Ohio Wesleyan 1945)
1963-1964 - Theodore M. Mann (Case Western Reserve 1943)
1964-1968 - Henry S. Brainard (Case Western Reserve 1922) - P, V
1968-1972 - William J. Van Aken (Lafayette 1934)
1972-1982 - Peter O. Clauss (Chicago 1955) - S, C
1982-1990 - William S. Garner, Jr. (Arkansas 1971) - T, Wilkinson
1990-1996 - John Fox Arnold (Colorado 1959, Missouri 1959)
1996-2008 - Scott J. Mikulecky (Colorado State 1982) - FS, C, V, Wilkinson
2008-____ - Kevin F. Mitchelson (Kansas 1979)
 
BOARD OF VISITORS

Position created in 1948 at the 100th Ekklesia; removed in 1956 at the 108th Ekklesia
1952-1954 - Ralph H. Cake (Oregon 1913) - C, P
1952-1954 - C. Ernest Lovejoy (Illinois 1920) - C, S
1952-1954 - J. Smith Miller (Idaho 1929)
1952-1954 - William S. Robb (Pennsylvania 1934) - FS
1954-1956 - Eugene H. Clapp (Lafayette 1936)
1954-1956 - Albert F. Hillix (Missouri 1918) - C
1954-1956 - A. Dale Miller (Texas 1929)
1954-1956 - Harry E. Templeton (Stanford 1925) - C
 
EDUCATIONAL DIRECTOR

Position created in 1954 at the 106th Ekklesia
1954-1961 - Richard H. Crowder (DePauw 1931)
1961-1962 - John N. Stauffer (Wittenberg Faculty)
1962-1970 - William R. Hauser (Denison 1950) - P, HS
1970-1972 - William F. Elliott (W.P.I. 1966)
1972-1974 - William R. Hauser (Denison 1950) - P, HS
1974-1982 - Ronald S. Beer (Kent State Faculty)
1982-1988 - William R. Bracewell (Georgia 1968) - C, Coulter
1988-2000 - William S. Zerman (Michigan 1949) - E, Ed., FS
2000-____ - William R. Bracewell (Georgia Faculty) - C, Coulter
 
PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR
Position created in 1989
1989-1995 - G. William Gray, Jr. (Alabama 1948)
1995-1998 - Joseph E. Samora, Jr. (New Mexico 1978) - C, V, Durrance
1998-2005 - Jeffrey R. Garrett (Missouri 1990) - FS
2005-2017 - Joshua C. Holly (Tennessee 1997) - FS
2017-____ - Michael B. Sacks (James Madison 2004) - FS
 
DIRECTOR OF HOUSING

Position created in 2002 at the 154th Ekklesia

2003-2008 - Clark A. Robertson (Nebraska 1982) - FS
2008-2010 - Ronald L. Thomas (Georgia Tech 1968) - S, C
2013-2018 - Ronald A. Sages (Ohio 1973) - T


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